15 11, 2018

The Fight to Integrate Deerfield: 60 Year Reflection

By |November 15th, 2018|

Announcing our new, unique program series related to Deerfield’s history: The Fight to Integrate Deerfield: 60 Year Reflection. Continuing a community tradition, the Library is inviting residents, historians, and experts to offer new insights into the fight over an integrated housing development that was planned for the village in 1959.

11 01, 2018

Photographer Art Shay Talks Deerfield History on the DPL Podcast

By |January 11th, 2018|

In this episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we had the great pleasure of talking to photographer and writer Art Shay. Shay’s work has appeared in LIFE, Time, Sports Illustrated, and many other publications. Our conversation is full of first-hand accounts of some of the most famous people and

13 10, 2015

Chronicling Deerfield History

By |October 13th, 2015|

One of my passions has always been history, so when Ted asked me if I’d want to join him in creating a cemetery tour for the Deerfield Historical Cemetery, my answer was a very enthusiastic “YES!” Deerfield has an extremely interesting history peopled by some colorful characters, and we had

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